Just add things you want to share, do, or organize here.

Thursday October 18, Dinner at 7pm.

Suggestion: Carlitos restaurant

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V. Gritsev (has a car)
C. Tian
J. Keeling
K Hazzard
K. Sengupta
A. del Campo

Wednesday October 10, at 7pm. Dinner.
(suggestions for the place:
Stearn's Wharf, http://www.stearnswharf.org/
Brewhouse, http://brewhousesb.com/
other suggestions are welcome! )

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V. Gritsev (has a car)
W. V. Liu
D. Rossini
Chushun Tian
V.Kravtsov, car

Thursday Sep 27, at 7pm. Dinner at Carlitos restaurant downtown.
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Next BBQ - Goleta beach, Sep. 14 (Friday), starting 6:00
Please bring your own food & drinks (sharing is encouraged!). , utentils (plates, cups, etc.), as well as a few hotdogs and drinks (to get things moving) will be provided.

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grand finale -- to be repeated and embellished at the next week's BBQ!
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next BBQ (bring whatever you like but don't have to -- we got hot dogs, burgers, beer, wine, cantalope, watermellon, frisbee ....)
Sign up for next BBQ (+frisbee+...) -- Goleta beach, Aug. 29 (Wed), starting 6~6:30
!!!Fragnets (and others) are welcome to join!!!

Area Restaurants

The Boathouse - Seafood place right on Hendry's beach.
Brewhouse - Pretty much what you expect - beer and hearty food. For large groups, they require a pre-selected menu with only 4 entree choices.
Carlitos - Nice Mexican restaurant on State Street.
Edomasa - Sushi.
Olio Pizzeria - Highest rated pizza place in town, but kind of pricey (up to $20 for individual pie).
Opal - California/Fusion.
Trattoria Vittoria - Italian. Will only take large groups either early (before 5:30) or late (after 8:00).

Beach Barbecue

Goleta Beach, a short walk from KITP, has barbecue pits that you can use. Reservations are usually not required unless you have a very large group and need a certain area. Please note: beach bonfires are not permitted anywhere in Santa Barbara County. (They are only permitted in certain places anywhere in California.)

Hiking around Santa Barbara

Local Events

1st Thursday

Visit more than 30 art venues, talk with artists, view exhibits, listen to live music, and create art yourself.
Downtown S.B. will once again open its doors to the public with 1st Thursday, a celebration of arts and culture. You are sure to find an evening full of entertainment as you visit over 30 art venues to talk with artists, watch demonstrations, view exhibits, listen to live music, and create a little art yourself.

Jazz & Folk Music

SB has but one place that features jazz and folk: SOhO Restaurant & Music Club .They have decent food if you want to eat before/during a performance.

The Met: Live in HD

The Metropolitan Opera broadcasts HD simulcasts of Saturday matinee performances to local theaters all over the world. In this area, they are shown at the historic Arlington Theater in downtown SB and, in a smaller venue at Hahn Hall at the Music Academy of the West in Montecito, which has the 2012 season brochure (pdf) online. (They are rebroadcast on Sunday afternoons and again a few weeks later, but only shown at the Music Academy.) At the Arlington, there are always plenty of seats, so reservations are not required. Occasionally, Hahn Hall is sold out, so check before you go.

Sport Activities

Hi, as a social coordinator I thought I'd float an idea of running a weekly game or two. Both ultimate frisbee and soccer are viable options based on some quick polling this afternoon. We can either find a patch of grass on campus or head for the beach -- thoughts? Vadim

Santa Barbara Theaters

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